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Weekly Economic Update

A jam-packed week of economic data releases boosted by a faster Q2 real GDP growth rate, a stronger ISM manufacturing reading in July and upbeat consumer confidence levels. Weaker housing sales data in June, and in-line results for July’s payroll … Continue reading

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Fed Note

Fed Note: The Federal Reserve met today and proceeded according to the recent plan.  The taper continued, with Treasury/MBS purchases being wound down from $35 bil./mo. to $25 bil./mo.  At this pace, QE Fed buys should end by October.  Other … Continue reading

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